AP source: Browns to trade Keenum, sign Brissett as backup
The Browns' quarterback carousel spun again Saturday. While Cleveland waits to officially welcome Deshaun Watson, the team agreed to trade backup quarterback Case Keenum to Buffalo and sign free agent QB Jacoby Brissett, a person familiar with the deals told The Associated Press. The Browns are sending Keenum to the Bills for a seventh-round draft pick in 2022, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams have not announced the trade.news.yahoo.com
AP source: Browns' Mayfield still out, Mullens starting QB
A person familiar with the Cleveland Browns' situation tells The Associated Press that quarterback Baker Mayfield didn't clear COVID-19 testing in time to be activated and play Monday, so third-stringer Nick Mullens will start against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Looking ahead: Browns QB Baker Mayfield limps into game vs. Lions, while Myles Garrett hits another level
With the Browns quarterback saying this is the “most beat up” he’s been, Baker Mayfield isn’t looking much better. Garrett has 13 sacks on the year, getting credit for one in all but one game this season. His 13 sacks are tops in the league, getting credit for one in all but one game this season. Series history: The Lions lead the all-time series 19-5, winning seven of their last eight meetings against the Browns. These two franchises have also met in four NFL championship games, with the Lions winning three of those meetings:2017 -- Lions 38, Browns 242013 -- Lions 31, Browns 172009 -- Lions 38, Browns 372005 -- Lions 13, Browns 102001 -- Browns 24, Lions 14mlive.com
Browns send "ill" Beckham home, QB Mayfield feeling better
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) rushes during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. He took another test before leaving the team's facility and the Browns will find out those results Friday. Along with Mayfield and Beckham, safeties Ronnie Harrison (concussion) and Karl Joseph (hamstring) are both uncertain for Sunday. As for Mayfield, Stefanski said his quarterback has improved and was able to throw some passes on Wednesday. But he is progressing.”On Wednesday, Steelers defensive tackle Cam Heyward made it clear that he's got Mayfield in his sights.